History 999132

Topics: United States, World War II, Immigration to the United States Pages: 4 (509 words) Published: May 22, 2013
1. the quota system

The quota system was put in place to further prevent Hispanics from coming into the U.S.

1. L.P.C.s

Liable to become a Public Charge is the term when immigrants aren’t and weren’t let in because of 1. Nativist racism

Hispanics were treated extremely poorly in the United States. Racists cartoons and drawings offended many Hispanics and perpetuated intolerance in America’s youth.

1. Post-WorldWar I immigration trends

After World War I, Hispanics wanted to come the United States seeking refuge, and a safe environment and economical environment.

1. Immigration during the Depression

Immigration rose to all time low during the Depression. Hispanics couldn't seek work in the United States, and many were deported.

1. “Old World versus “New World” after World War 2

The “old world” was Europe earlier in history, and the new world is the America’s.

1. European immigrant decrease/LPC increase
Economic growth in Europe means that there were few migrants applying from the old donar nations

1. Mariel Crisis of 1980

The Mariel boatlift was a mass emigration of Cubans who departed from Cuba’s Harbor for the United States between April 15 and October 31, 1980. Which led to a mass amount of immigrants.

1. Summary: Mexican immigration
The Factors?
-Economic situations
-Reuniting with family
- California Gold rush
- Agricultural employ

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